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Eger Countryside, Culture, and Wine: Full-Day Tour

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Visit Eger, a lovely Baroque city located in Northern Hungary, on a day tour from Budapest. The historic city is known for its castle, thermal baths, and the northernmost Turkish minaret. Taste fine red wines from the Valley of the Beautiful Women.
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Duration 8 hours
Starting times 8:00 AM, 8:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 9:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English, German, Hungarian

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Highlights
  • Admire the castle and other Baroque monuments of Eger in northern Hungary
  • See the northernmost Turkish minraret in Europe
  • Sample fine Hungarian wines in the Valley of the Beautiful Women
Full description
On this full-day tour from Budapest you’ll enjoy a drive to the northern city of Eger, where you’ll begin your visit with a walk through the downtown area.

Visit the second-largest cathedral in Hungary, admire the Baroque streets and houses, and take in the 17 churches built in the Baroque and Zopf styles.

The Castle of Eger is known for its successful defense against the 1552 Ottoman invasion. Today it is a protected historic monument. From the ruins of the Castle you’ll have an amazing panoramic view.

Eger boasts a number of sites dating from Turkish era, including the Turkish Minaret, which is the northernmost in Europe, and the Turkish Bath.

The city and surrounding region are also famous for wine. The Valley of the Beautiful Woman is home to numerous wineries and many of them serve their wines to visiting tourists.
Includes
  • Professional private guide
  • Guided tour
  • Door-to-door transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned car
  • Motorway and parking fees
  • All taxes (including VAT)
  • Entrance fee to the castle of Eger
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to sites other than the castle of Eger
  • Dining
  • Wine tasting

From £160.28 per person

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Product ID: 62239